February 22, 2021 - Diane Aldridge, Executive Director of Compliance

Including names on municipal maps – can the complicated be made simple?

I grew up on a farm and know how isolated you are out there. Most neighbors are out of eyeshot and earshot and though some know when you are away, you hope it isn’t common knowledge as you most likely will end up with something stolen from your property, gas being one of the most... read more

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February 11, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

LA FOIP Foundations Webinar Series: Encore Event Announced

On February 1st to 4th, my office delivered a webinar for local authorities. The first day was “LA FOIP 101: Clarifying the Act for Beginners” where the basics under LA FOIP were presented. On February 2nd, we had a panel of experts discussing “Municipal Sector: Practical Tips and Tricks”. On February 3rd, we had a... read more

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December 8, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

LA FOIP Foundations – mark your calendar!

Mark your calendar for February 1, 2, 3, and 4, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for LA FOIP Foundations: Access and Privacy Tips for Local Authorities – a long overdue learning experience. This webinar series, an hour and a half each day, is designed for local authorities. Day 1 (February 1st) will be... read more

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April 20, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Sample access request policy and checklist

In a number of reports issued by my office, we have recommended that the towns/villages/municipalities develop an operational policy regarding processing access to information requests. After a number of questions, it became clear that there didn’t seem to be a sample policy developed for small towns/villages/municipalities. Larger organizations have developed policies that are applicable to... read more

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